When planning the roll-out of his latest project, 4AM In Jozi, rap artist Sam Turpin made sure to include the oft-ignored casual cassette tape listener — it’s 2017, in case … Continue reading #Photos + #GIFs | Proof That Sam Turpin Is The Wavviest Cat To Come Out Of Jozi
Rofhiwa Maneta is an author who published his debut short story collection entitled Metanoia early 2017. He’s also a trapgod, a dope dude, and a father-to-be. We filmed this conversation … Continue reading #Video | Author Rofhiwa Maneta On Black Men & Depression
Spoek Mathambo released his album Father Creeper through the Sub Pop label in 2012. It was a big deal. He was fresh off of creating a movement whose tremours took … Continue reading #Throwback | Spoek Mathambo: A Bandleader
Bra Hugh never cared about fashion when growing up.
Ta Lesego Rampolokeng’s latest novel is a tongue-in-cheek experiment in the number of ways the reader’s psyche can be assaulted by writing made great not only by the writer’s ability … Continue reading #CurrentlyReading | Ta Ramps’ Current Novel
There were too many great things happening at once. The emotions were overwhelming. I cried a lot during this show.
“I have more faith in the music than I do in the PR and in the imaging,” says Stogie T frankly. “I think people, once they hear the music, and … Continue reading Stogie T’s Rebirth Is Kool
Melo B Jones is the Queen of Boom Bap Soul. This does not only apply in South Africa, the country she calls home. This is not up for contestation, and … Continue reading Melo B Jones Got That Good Dope
Linda Sikhakhane’s head is tilted back. His eyes are closed. He takes breaths at regular intervals while listening to the playback of a song him and the quartet have just … Continue reading Linda Sikhakhane: Of Coltrane, Mirrors And Otherworlds
Jackie Queens is an independent musician, a creator of alternate worlds, an avid house music head based in Cape Town, South Africa, and more. She enjoys having her ears bludgeoned … Continue reading #Photoessay | Inside Jackie Queens’ House Music Empire
The wind is strong. It’s Cape Town, end-March. Still, the wind’s muscled-up; buff and tuff! It’s all relative though, as with everything else in the city. So it’s no surprise that … Continue reading #Photoessay | Breeze Yoko’s Boniswa Goes To Town
When power cut in the middle of his studio session in November 2016, Gugs-born Uno July took a short break in the Red Bull Studios’ lounge in Cape Town — … Continue reading #Phototessay | Behind The Scenes At Uno July’s ‘Isukile’ Videoshoot